Force
Forces and Motion

Discussion questions: forces

Diagnostic Questions for 11-14 Supporting Physics Teaching

What the Activity is for

The purpose of this activity is to get pupils thinking and talking about forces.

What to Prepare

  • Copies of the diagnostic questions (see below)

What Happens During this Activity

The questions are probably best tackled in groups with a report back to the whole class. The discussion is probably more important than the answers, at this stage, but you can find discussions of all of the situations in the Physics Narrative, episodes 02 and 03.

Resources

Download the support sheet / student worksheet for this activity.

IOP DOMAINS Physics CPD programme

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Our first collection of videos gives teachers and coaches of physics a preview of the training we offer ahead of this term's live support sessions.

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